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World Autism Awareness Day 2017

Apr 2, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 31 March 2017 – Sofia Lachapelle along with Hundreds of guests  participated on the 2017 World Autism Awareness Day today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   Ahead of World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), Secretary-General António Guterres issued a statement today (31 March), calling for a change of attitude towards persons with autism “and in recognizing their rights as citizens.” The statement read at a special event at UN Headquarters in NY by Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Cristina Gallach, said that “like everyone else” people in the autism spectrum [Read More]

Young people and the sustainable development goals: (Un)employment at the heart of the 2016 Youth Forum

Feb 5, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

The International Labor Organization launches a Global Initiative on Decent Jobs NEW YORK, 3 February 2016 – Unemployment. But also poverty, climate change, inequality. On February 1 to 2, the annual United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum took place at the UN Headquarters in New York. Hundreds of youth leaders met with President of the 54-member body Oh Joon and other UN officials to discuss how their generation can promote and advocate the sustainable development goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda approved by Member States last year. On the first day of the Forum, an initiative promoted [Read More]

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